Grafrath

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Not to be confused with Gräfrath, a borough of Solingen.
Grafrath
Coat of arms of Grafrath
Coat of arms
Grafrath   is located in Germany
Grafrath
Grafrath
Coordinates: 48°07′N 11°10′E / 48.117°N 11.167°E / 48.117; 11.167Coordinates: 48°07′N 11°10′E / 48.117°N 11.167°E / 48.117; 11.167
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberbayern
District Fürstenfeldbruck
Municipal assoc. Grafrath
Subdivisions 3 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor Hartwig Hagenguth
Area
 • Total 14.43 km2 (5.57 sq mi)
Elevation 550 m (1,800 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,709
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 82284
Dialling codes 08144
Vehicle registration FFB
Website www.grafrath.de

Grafrath is a municipality in the district of Fürstenfeldbruck in Bavaria in Germany. It takes its name from Saint Rasso (Ratho), who was a count (Graf) who founded a Benedictine abbey here in the 10th century.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). 31 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Rasso (Ratho) von Andechs - Ökumenisches Heiligenlexikon